The table below looks at the statistics for User Stories skills in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited User Stories over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
User Story
Rank 201 198 185
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -13
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 60 79 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.81% 0.94% 1.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.01% 1.20% 1.32%
Number of salaries quoted 52 70 83
Average salary £43,750 £44,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.56% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,650 £35,000 £34,200
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £67,500 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
User Stories
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5957 6563 6376
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 80.21% 77.99% 76.87%
Number of salaries quoted 4895 5387 5479
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +6.25%

User Stories
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing User Stories across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

User Stories Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

User Stories
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing User Stories across the East of England region.

User Stories Salary Trend in the East of England

User Stories
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing User Stories across the East of England region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

User Stories Salary Histogram in the East of England

User Stories
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing User Stories within the East of England region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +31 36 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Bedfordshire 0 9 £39,000 -2.50% 2
Norfolk +11 5 £25,500 -17.74%
Suffolk +3 5 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Hertfordshire -18 3 £50,000 +35.13% 3
Essex -6 2 £39,500 -41.48%
User Stories
England

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the East of England region citing User Stories also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited User Stories.

1 118 (89.39%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (45.45%) SQL
3 57 (43.18%) .NET
4 56 (42.42%) C#
4 56 (42.42%) OO
5 50 (37.88%) Microsoft
6 48 (36.36%) Scrum
6 48 (36.36%) Degree
7 47 (35.61%) Finance
8 45 (34.09%) QA
9 43 (32.58%) Computer Science
10 42 (31.82%) SQL Server
11 38 (28.79%) HTML
12 36 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
13 35 (26.52%) Mathematics
14 31 (23.48%) Regression Testing
15 30 (22.73%) NUnit
16 29 (21.97%) TDD
17 27 (20.45%) Java
18 26 (19.70%) Unit Testing
18 26 (19.70%) Financial Modelling
19 25 (18.94%) JavaScript
19 25 (18.94%) TOWER Software
20 24 (18.18%) Software Engineering
21 23 (17.42%) Software Architecture
22 21 (15.91%) VMware
22 21 (15.91%) Risk Management
23 20 (15.15%) C++
23 20 (15.15%) XML
24 19 (14.39%) Analytics

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the East of England region citing User Stories also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited User Stories. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (4.55%) IIS
2 3 (2.27%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.52%) JBoss
3 2 (1.52%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.52%) OpenStack
Applications
1 6 (4.55%) MS Visio
2 4 (3.03%) MS Office
3 3 (2.27%) MS Excel
4 2 (1.52%) MS Project
4 2 (1.52%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.52%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.76%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.76%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (9.85%) SaaS
2 8 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (9.85%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.52%) Internet
3 1 (0.76%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (31.82%) SQL Server
2 15 (11.36%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (10.61%) SQL Server 2005
4 13 (9.85%) Relational Database
5 6 (4.55%) Big Data
6 2 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 36 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
2 30 (22.73%) NUnit
3 17 (12.88%) Git (software)
4 14 (10.61%) JUnit
5 13 (9.85%) Eclipse
5 13 (9.85%) JIRA
5 13 (9.85%) Rhino Mocks
6 12 (9.09%) Visual Studio
7 10 (7.58%) Selenium
8 5 (3.79%) Visual Studio Team System
9 4 (3.03%) JMeter
10 3 (2.27%) WebDriver
11 2 (1.52%) Rational DOORS
11 2 (1.52%) Cucumber
12 1 (0.76%) Jenkins
12 1 (0.76%) Selenium IDE
12 1 (0.76%) TestNG
12 1 (0.76%) TeamCity
12 1 (0.76%) SpecFlow
12 1 (0.76%) Hudson
General
1 47 (35.61%) Finance
2 13 (9.85%) Back Office
3 3 (2.27%) Retail
4 2 (1.52%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.76%) Marketing
5 1 (0.76%) Local Government
5 1 (0.76%) Legal
5 1 (0.76%) Publishing
5 1 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 57 (43.18%) Developer
2 40 (30.30%) Analyst
3 34 (25.76%) Business Analyst
4 29 (21.97%) Software Developer
5 14 (10.61%) Tester
6 13 (9.85%) Senior Developer
6 13 (9.85%) Java Developer
7 12 (9.09%) Test Engineer
8 11 (8.33%) C# Developer
8 11 (8.33%) Software Test Engineer
8 11 (8.33%) Senior Software Developer
8 11 (8.33%) Software Engineer
9 7 (5.30%) Agile Business Analyst
10 6 (4.55%) Software Tester
10 6 (4.55%) QA Tester
11 5 (3.79%) Product Owner
11 5 (3.79%) QA Leader
11 5 (3.79%) Test Analyst
11 5 (3.79%) Graduate
12 4 (3.03%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (43.18%) .NET
2 38 (28.79%) HTML
3 20 (15.15%) XML
4 17 (12.88%) CSS
5 16 (12.12%) Web Services
5 16 (12.12%) WPF
6 14 (10.61%) CSS3
6 14 (10.61%) HTML5
6 14 (10.61%) SOAP
7 13 (9.85%) JDBC
7 13 (9.85%) XSD
7 13 (9.85%) JAXB
7 13 (9.85%) WSDL
7 13 (9.85%) JAX-WS
8 9 (6.82%) ASP.NET
9 6 (4.55%) XSL
10 5 (3.79%) jQuery
10 5 (3.79%) Ajax
11 3 (2.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 3 (2.27%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 43 (32.58%) Computer Science
2 35 (26.52%) Mathematics
3 18 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (12.88%) Algorithms
5 16 (12.12%) Statistics
6 13 (9.85%) EFT
6 13 (9.85%) User Experience
7 10 (7.58%) Mobile App
8 5 (3.79%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.52%) Cryptography
9 2 (1.52%) Open Source
10 1 (0.76%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.76%) Ergonomics
10 1 (0.76%) Graphic Design
10 1 (0.76%) Replication
10 1 (0.76%) Smartcard
10 1 (0.76%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.55%) Windows
2 3 (2.27%) Linux
3 1 (0.76%) Android
3 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.76%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.76%) UNIX
3 1 (0.76%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (89.39%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (42.42%) OO
3 48 (36.36%) Scrum
4 31 (23.48%) Regression Testing
5 29 (21.97%) TDD
6 26 (19.70%) Unit Testing
6 26 (19.70%) Financial Modelling
7 24 (18.18%) Software Engineering
8 23 (17.42%) Software Architecture
9 21 (15.91%) Risk Management
10 19 (14.39%) Analytics
11 18 (13.64%) Performance Testing
12 16 (12.12%) E-Commerce
12 16 (12.12%) Test Strategy
13 14 (10.61%) Business Development
14 13 (9.85%) OOD
14 13 (9.85%) Domain-Driven Design
15 12 (9.09%) Test Scripting
16 10 (7.58%) Kanban
16 10 (7.58%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 60 (45.45%) SQL
2 56 (42.42%) C#
3 27 (20.45%) Java
4 25 (18.94%) JavaScript
5 20 (15.15%) C++
6 17 (12.88%) Python
7 14 (10.61%) T-SQL
8 12 (9.09%) Delphi
9 3 (2.27%) C
9 3 (2.27%) Embedded C
9 3 (2.27%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 48 (36.36%) Degree
2 10 (7.58%) ISEB
3 7 (5.30%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.52%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.52%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (34.09%) QA
2 13 (9.85%) ISO 8583
3 2 (1.52%) SLA
4 1 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 18 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.76%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 50 (37.88%) Microsoft
2 25 (18.94%) TOWER Software
3 21 (15.91%) VMware
4 1 (0.76%) WorldPay
4 1 (0.76%) Salesforce.com
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